Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: May 16, 2014
This week in search, Google says that there is no update going on even though a lot of things have been going on. Google is now forced to remove...
- Google Updates Google Places Adds Manager Access & Social Features
Google's Jade Wang announced on Google+ and Google Business Help forums that they have upgraded the Google Places bulk users to add social features and multi-admin functionality. (1) Social Features: Each location in upgraded and verified accounts will have social features automatically enabled...
- Google: If Content Isn't Changed, Manual Actions Won't Be Removed
An interesting Google Webmaster Help thread has a webmaster who has a manual action, he said he removed the content, and even left the page blank but the manual action won't go away. Google's John Mueller explained why in an interesting way...
- Google AdSense Magazine Ads
Google announced a new ad format for Google AdSense display ad units named magazine ads. So instead of the display ad looking like a banner ad with animation or various popping colors, magazine ads are very minimalistic...
- Google Maps Pokémon Winners Win Anything?
Remember April Fools this year where Google had a Google Maps Pokémon challenge and you had to catch and find all the pokemon, 151, to win...
- Google Switzerland's Honeycomb
Google Switzerland is celebrating their 10th year anniversary and they shared some photos of the Google House. Here is one where it looks like fake grass and a honeycomb fixture of sorts.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google appears to have pulled ..., Twitter / AdamCarson
- Done Everything Right According To Yoast But Site Is Still On Page 10, HighRankings Forums
- Google SEO Advice - Site was MIA for Several Years, WebmasterWorld
- A letter to our Glass Explorers, from the head of Glass My…, Google Glass - Google+
- How To Do It Right ?, HighRankings Forums
- In many countries today, our doodle features the “witch of…, Google - Google+